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I'm having trouble with identifying the word in parathesis in the sentence- The Puritans considered buttons a (sign) of vanity.I think buttons is the direct object and sign a predicate adjective.

  • English -

    You're right about "buttons" -- "sign" is called an object complement.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/objects.htm#complement

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    Can you explain why? I am horrible at english. You can contact me at 601-870-6672 Please someone help me understand this new english 12 stuff....

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